Skip to comments.Stopping a judicial conflict of interest
Posted on 08/09/2005 5:15:30 AM PDT by Boston Blackie
When judges may derive a financial gain from the outcome of a case before them, they must disqualify themselves; this requirement should be even more urgent when the gain in question is full Communion and the promise of eternal life. According to the American Bar Association's Code of Conduct for United States Judges, Canon 3, Section C 1 (c), a judge must disqualify himself when he has ''a financial interest . . . or any other interest that could be affected substantially by the outcome of the proceeding." Maintaining one's membership in the church and the prospect of eternal life surely count as such an interest.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...
U.S. Constitution: "No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust"
Next time give us a BARF ALERT.
I just forwarded this article to Catholic League.
Sorry, I did add (No catholics need apply) after the thread title but it must have been deemed inappropriate.
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